A Fascinating Museum in Central PA!
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to an intriguing collection of historic railroad artifacts. The museum's mission is to preserve and interpret the massive impact of railroad development in our society. See over 100 locomotives and cars from the mid- 19th and 20th centuries. Many of these unique artifacts have been restored to their original appearance. You can even step inside real historic locomotives and train cars. Your kids will probably enjoy the highly detailed model train displays. In addition to railroad artifacts, you will find priceless art work, books, and photographs. The museum offers educational programs for students of all ages, as well as tours and special events. When you're done journeying through the history of Pennsylvania's railroad system, sit down to a nice dinner at the Red Caboose Restaurant. The Whistle Stop Gift Shop contains a wide selection of train-themed souvenirs including toys, books, posters, pins, shirts, and others.